Michigan State University(MSU) Health Care Assistant in East Lansing, Michigan
h3Position Summary/h3 Greets patients in order to determine needs; registers and directs patients to the correct appointment areas. Records chief complaint, takes vital signs and health information, and performs routine tests and procedures including venipuncture, blood pressures, pulse rates, respirations, weights and heights. Prepares equipment/supplies and cleans examination rooms in order to prepare for patient examinations. Verifies insurance coverage and authorizations and collects payments from patients. Assists health care providers during examinations, treatments, and minor surgery. Schedules appointments, maintains master schedule for physicians and provides information; receives and routes calls and relays messages. Orders, updates, copies and files patients'' charts/medical records in order to insure their availability for health care providers. Orders and schedules lab tests, retrieves and distributes results to health care providers, laboratories and medical records as directed. Types materials, completes and verifies forms, and maintains general filing system and the petty cash and change fund. Monitors supply inventory and orders per guidelines. h3Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills/h3 Knowledge normally acquired through a high school education; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a medical office setting or in a clinical setting performing routine health assessment tests; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require experience in the use word processing and database software, a specified medical course such as Nurse Health Aid and Phlebotomy, or Medical Billing and Medical Terminology experience. May require knowledge of electronic medical record and patient scheduling systems.and#160; Requires certification as a medical assistant. h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Passionate about pediatrics, good customer service skills, flexible schedule. MCIR, immunization, Athena/EMR experience h3Equal Employment Opportunity Statement/h3 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status. h3Required Application Materials/h3 Cover letter Resume Proof of Medical Assistant Certification h3Work Hours/h3 Work hours are typically 8:00am - 5:00pm, but can vary as necessary to accommodate clinic operations h3Summary of Health Risks/h3 Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions; TB risk or work within three (3) feet of patients in a health care setting; wear a respirator. Covid precautions.